The special film that not only causes photos to glow!
A few weeks ago I bought the Rollei Infrared film and it came in a package from Lomography. I put it instantly into my Diana F + because I was so excited, and I went outside to take some photos right away.
When I returned, the film was used up as I was in a frenzy on the road, after walking through a graveyard and a strange backyard.
The results I received the next day when I picked up the developed film from the lab blew me off my feet. My photos, and also my face, literally glowed with joy. The angel statue from the cemetery looked like angels who brought me this wonderful film!
But there is one thing I would try the next time I use the film. I want to use a red filter with my Diana F + because the infrared will amplify the film’s effect and it will also go really well with lots of sunshine outdoors. If so, then I think I will take even more mind-blowing photos.
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